|The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen|
US Senate candidate from Maryland Kweisi Mfume discusses various immigration reform proposals.
Keywords: immigration; citizenship; guest worker
|The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen|
Jim Grossfeld of the Montgomery County (MD) Commission on Health discusses the Commission's proposal to deputize county inspectors and private citizens to report possible violations of federal and state and worker health and safety laws.
Keywords: health; safety; worker; county
|The Coffee House - January 2007 - Mark Cohen|
January 2007 in The Coffee House: BURNING TOBACCO IN THE MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY It's called the Maryland Health Initiative and it aims to increase the number of residents with health insurance and fund anti-smoking education by doubling the state tax on a pack of cigarettes. Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition director Vincent Demarco argues that the bill will save thousands of lives by deterring smoking among teens and low-income residents, and save the state and taxpayers big dollars in...
Keywords: health care; tobacco; climate change; clean energy; worker health and safety; poetry; music